Experts believe that a more holistic crypto ecosystem, especially one that is more AML-centric, is needed to help prevent the spread of crypto scams in 2020.
Crypto Crime on the Rise — Good Odds of 2020 Becoming a Record-Breaker
CoinCorner reports that Google Ads is running a phishing ad despite the firm being unable to use its service.
Google Keeps Promoting Crypto Scams Despite Strict Crypto Policies
Litecoin and other alts are becoming increasaingly prevalent among crypto “sextortionists” since they allow to avoid detection more easily, a new research says.
Crypto ‘Sextortionists’ Turn to Litecoin to Avoid Detection: Report
Binance claims to have assisted British police in investigating an online fraud exposed to 500,000 potential victims.
Binance Helps UK Police to Stop $51 Million Phishing Fraud
Four out of the first five results presented when querying Google for a “bitcoin qr generator” lead to scam websites that generate false qr codes.
Four Out of Five Top Bitcoin QR Code Generators are Scams: Report
The security team at cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has revealed how it countered a sophisticated phishing attack aiming to exfiltrate private keys and passwo...
Coinbase Says It Prevented a Crafty Phishing Attack to Exfiltrate Keys
A Tel Aviv resident has been arrested and accused of international phishing fraud, using a collection of websites to steal cryptocurrencies.
Israeli Citizen Accused of Stealing Over $1.7 Million in Crypto